The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 13 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 32 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.54% 10.49% 19.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.57% 12.50% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 59
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 256 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 93.39% 83.93% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 203 218 304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
2 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (55.17%) jQuery
4 29 (50.00%) .NET
4 29 (50.00%) C#
5 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 22 (37.93%) HTML
7 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET
7 21 (36.21%) CSS
8 19 (32.76%) Degree
8 19 (32.76%) Computer Science
8 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
8 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
9 17 (29.31%) Visual Studio
10 16 (27.59%) MVC
10 16 (27.59%) Web Development
11 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (24.14%) SQL
13 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
13 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
14 12 (20.69%) Ajax
14 12 (20.69%) Java
15 11 (18.97%) J2EE
15 11 (18.97%) Web Services
15 11 (18.97%) Linux
15 11 (18.97%) TDD
15 11 (18.97%) Pair Programming

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) RFID
1 10 (17.24%) RS-232
1 10 (17.24%) RS-485
1 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.90%) MySQL
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Visual Studio
2 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.24%) JUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 10 (17.24%) Electronics
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 26 (44.83%) .NET Developer
2 26 (44.83%) C# .NET Developer
2 26 (44.83%) C# Developer
3 22 (37.93%) Senior Developer
4 21 (36.21%) Senior .NET Developer
4 21 (36.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 21 (36.21%) Senior C# Developer
5 18 (31.03%) Software Engineer
6 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (27.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (22.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (22.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (18.97%) J2EE Developer
9 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
9 11 (18.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (18.97%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (17.24%) Embedded C Engineer
10 10 (17.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) jQuery
2 29 (50.00%) .NET
3 22 (37.93%) HTML
4 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET
4 21 (36.21%) CSS
5 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (20.69%) Ajax
7 11 (18.97%) J2EE
7 11 (18.97%) Web Services
8 10 (17.24%) EJB
8 10 (17.24%) JSP
8 10 (17.24%) Struts
8 10 (17.24%) XML
9 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.17%) Backbone.js
11 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.17%) HTML5
11 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.24%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) MVC
2 16 (27.59%) Web Development
3 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
4 11 (18.97%) BDD
4 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.97%) Pair Programming
4 11 (18.97%) TDD
5 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Data Migration
7 7 (12.07%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Data Transformation
8 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.90%) OO
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.17%) Web Design
10 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
2 29 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (24.14%) SQL
4 12 (20.69%) Java
5 10 (17.24%) Assembly Language
5 10 (17.24%) C
5 10 (17.24%) Embedded C
6 4 (6.90%) PHP
6 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Degree
2 10 (17.24%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) EMC
2 10 (17.24%) Sun
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